Friday, March 4, 2011

No treading water for SV5B swimmers

On the road, in the water at Nampa


Team captains for the 2010 swim year were, from left, Lena Friesen, Elizabeth Fry and Bryce Ervin. Courtesy photo

     The SV5B YMCA swimmers and coach Brian Gallagher hit the road and were once again in the pool competing during the Winter Championships at Nampa Feb. 18-20.

     WoodRiverMiddle School eighth-grader Kaedi Fry captured first places in the 50 back, 200 IM, 200 back, 400 IM and 200 free. Teammate Maddie Johnson, 12, took first in 50 back, 500 free and 100 fly. And Wood River High sophomore Lena Friesen finished first in 400 IM.

     Fourteen of coach Gallagher’s swimmers have qualified for the Pacific Region North YMCA Championships and will be traveling to Seattle, Wash. March 5-6.

     Other impressive finishes from Winter Championships:

     Tayler Bates, 15, 5—200 free, 6—500 free, 7—50 fly and 7—100 fly; Jackelyn DeLaCruz, 12, 14—50 breast, 16—100 IM and 18—200 free; Ashley Dreyfus, 13, (13) 10—500 free, 13—50 fly and 16—200 free;

     Lena Friesen, 16, 2—100 back and 2-200 breast; Elizabeth Fry, 16, 4—200 IM, 4—400 IM and 4—200 free;Kaedi Fry, 14, 2—100 back and 4—50 free;Maddie Johnson, 12, 2—50 free, 2—50 fly, 2—100 free and 2—100 back;

     Mason Johnson, 10, 2—100 free, 2—200 free and 3—100 back; Logan Johnston, 15, 8—200 free and 10—50 back;Gus Kimball, 15, 3—200 breast, 9—100 breast, 9—100 back and 9—200 free; Kelsey Syms, 15, 3—200 back, 4—50 fly, 6—100 back, 5—100 fly and 6—200 IM;

     Colby Werley, 16, 6—200 free, 7—50 breast and 9—100 back; Kailey Wilt, 14, 2—50 free, 20—50 back, 25—50 breast and 25—100 back.




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